Restaurateurs still pondering a move to smartphone- and tablet-based POS systems might be interested in the latest Juniper Research study: It predicts that within five years, retail transactions via mPOS systems will represent 20 percent of all transactions. This is...
Meal delivery service, The Munchery, is expanding in a big way, extending its serviceable market area by more than 700 percent, according to a news release. In fact, this expansion moves the service into the entire West Coast, as well...
SCA, the producer of the Tork brand of away-from-home professional hygiene products, announced the launch of the Tork Xpressnap Drive Thru Napkin Dispenser.
A pizza concept in the Cleveland suburb of North Royalton, Ohio, features a drive-thru-only setup. Cleveland.com recently published a profile of My Pizzetta, which is owned by Sharon and Bob Rybank and has been open for about six months. The owners said it is the first exclusively drive-thru pizza place in the U.S.
Quail Digital, a wireless headset communication specialist, has extended the bandwidth on its Q Pro 5 drive-thru system. The system now operates on the new CATiQ dect 6 standard, which increases bandwidth from 8KHz to 16KHz, according to a company...
Pizza Patron celebrated the opening of its seventh store in San Antonio on Monday. The store, on South Flores Street, is the company's newly developed double drive-thru model, the first of its kind in the chain. The concept was designed...
Nearly 60 percent of consumers recently surveyed by Technomic said they purchase takeout once a week or more. These takeout sales don't seem to be cannibalizing dine-in traffic, but rather adding revenue for restaurants.
Snapfinger, a remote web and mobile ordering and pre-payment services company, announced the creation of the Extended Drive-Thru (EDT) remote ordering application. This patent-pending application features a mobile pre-order function that will essentially extend a restaurant's drive-thru by allowing customers...
Pizza Patrón's Quick Service Pizza concept is now available in Houston. The freestanding unit opened last week and brings the total number of Pizza Patróns in the market to 12. Pizza Patrón's QSP model features a standard QSR drive-thru lane...
Phoenix-based technology firm, MobileBytes LLC is trying to make it easier and more affordable for restaurants to reach their customer base with the launch of its White Label program. The technology offers restaurants a branded, customized app with extensive marketing...
A St. Petersburg, Russia-area developer of Papa John’s pizza, WorldWide Papa’s, plans to expand the brand in the region by 40 units in three years. According to the St.
Pizza Patrón hosted its 2011 National Franchise Convention in Fort Worth, Texas in late January. At the event, franchisees Rick and Monica Sparkman were named Patrón of the Year. The Sparkmans have been with Pizza Patrón for seven years and are multi-unit operators with four stores and one under construction in Houston.
BALTIMORE — The Mid-Atlantic Food, Beverage and Lodging Expo, slated to take place Sept. 17-18, 2008, at the Baltimore Convention Center, will offer a variety of new products and services exclusive to the hospitality industry. The 2008 show floor will...
United States Sen. Fred Thompson is set to Keynote the 2007 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, May 19-22, at McCormick Place in Chicago.
St. Petersburg Times: Cici's Pizza franchise owner Georgio Bertrand will open a CiCi's to-go restaurant in St.
HILLSBORO, Ore. — Three veterans of the Oregon pizza trade have introduced Motopizza, a fast-food pizza concept featuring a drive-through format that serves up a fresh, large pizza for $5 within 30 seconds. The initial Motopizza prototype opened Feb.
NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. — PAR Technology Corp.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Donatos Pizza opened its newest Indianapolis location Aug. 22, a store design representing a completely new look for the company.
POWAY, Calif. — HM Electronics Inc.
Evansville Business Journal: Owners of an Evansville, Ind., movie theater are buying a custard shop and adding a drive-thru pizza operation.